Tags Cybersecurity

TikTok wants to promote cybersecurity education

by Benjamin Freed

The social-media company is supporting an effort by the National Cyber Security Alliance to encourage college students to cybersecurity careers.

Bill to create federal rotational program for cyber experts passes to House floor

by Dave Nyczepir

The legislation's sponsors expect House leadership to take up the bill soon.

IBM names recipients of K-12 cybersecurity grants

by Benjamin Freed

Six school districts around the country will receive $500,000 in services from the computing giant to help defend themselves against threats like ransomware.

Alabama State U. announces $300K cybersecurity diversity grant

by Colin Wood

The funding is designed to boost participation in a field in which women and some minority groups are underrepresented.

Lawmakers urge DOD to go big on cyber in 2022 budget

by Jackson Barnett

Members of Congress want to push cyber up in importance, they told cyber leaders in DOD.

Eight Virginia universities announce cybersecurity workforce projects

by Ryan Johnston

University students will get experience working on projects related to cybersecurity risk and bio-cybersecurity.

DOD to allow personal phones to access ‘DOD365’ platform

by Jackson Barnett

Acting DOD Chief Information Office John Sherman gave an update on the DOD's new collaboration platform, DOD365.

Former federal CIO applauds additional TMF funding

by Dave Nyczepir

"In a way I’m jealous; I am thrilled that it is funded because the mechanism works and agencies need to drive change," said Suzette Kent.

DOD grapples with the future of its cyber workforce

by Billy Mitchell

"I think the divide between the need is growing compared to what we’re able to fulfill. I’m not sure we’re closing the gap, and time is ticking for us to do so," Lt. Gen. Dennis Crall, CIO of the Joint Staff, said during a hearing.